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2020 Age at the onset of tobacco smoking in South Africa: a discrete-time survival analysis of the prognostic factors

While knowledge of onset of smoking tobacco, and associated risk factors can aid the formulation of evidence-based policy and interventions,...

2019 Prevalence and predictors of current and former tobacco use among older adults in Indonesia

The study aims to describe sociodemographic and health variable indices related to current and former tobacco use among older adults who par...

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2019 Daily tobacco use and problem drinking among urban adults in South Africa: a longitudinal study

There is a lack of longitudinal studies investigating daily tobacco use and problem drinking in Africa. The aim of this study was to explore...

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2019 Tackling smoking among out of school youth in South Africa: an analysis of friendship ties

Friendships during adolescence play a significant role in the initiation and maintenance of tobacco use. Smoking behaviour among adolescent ...

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